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Arts, Humanities and
Social Sciences research

Our faculty is home to a diverse and energetic culture of research, innovation, knowledge exchange and impact. We have a large and thriving body of research students, world-leading REF results and an impressive record of external income generation.

Research clusters

We're home to a number of research clusters that support interdisciplinary and collaborative research.

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Postgraduate research

Our schools and research institutes welcome research students, supervising research degrees covering a wide range of interests in their particular subject areas.

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Research team

Our faculty research team provides dedicated support to all our staff and student researchers.

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Visit our Schools' research pages

Cambridge School of Art research

School of Humanities and Social Sciences research

School of Creative Industries research

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, five of our subject areas are rated as generating world-leading research

Art and Design; Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; English Language and Literature; History; Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts